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Friday Evening, May 5th & Saturday, May 6th

literature consistently inspires practitioners, administrators, and policy makers to make effective changes in service delivery.

Conference Dates & Location

Take advantage of our convenient pre-conference registration process!  Special rates for students and Provisional Licencees!  All meals and beverages are included in the registration fee!  Why drive to Dallas or New Orleans when you can get your CEUs right here at home?


Sainte Terre Conference Center


190 Nickel Lane, Benton, LA


Click on "LOCATE SAINTE TERRE" above to get directions to the venue!



The Red River Institute's Annual

Spring Conference provides a unique opportunity for mental health providers of different disciplines to network with

one another, share ideas, and get current on recent developments 

in the field.  Partipants say they enjoy the Spring Conference not only for the Continuing Education opportunity, but also for the gourmet fare provided as part of the "dine-and-learn" format! 

The Spring Conference always provides a provacative series of presentations and forums designed to explore the politics, ethics, and practice of utilizing language in the healing of mind, spirit, and relationship.  This year, world-renown clinician 

Dr. Scott Miller will present "Reach: Pushing Your Clinical Skills & Effectiveness To The Next Level."  Based in the latest empirical evidence, Dr. Miller's presentation will help you or your staff improve both outcome and efficiency by as much as 65% while cutting drop out rates in half.  Hosted at the Sainte Terre Conference Center, the program provides 11 CEHs for LCSWs, LMFTs, LPCs, and Provisional Licensees including required hours in diagnosis and ethics.  

Overnight Accommodations

Want to stay over a night?  Affordable accommodations with all the amenities are available just minutes from the

Sainte Terre Conference Center!  Remember . . . your meals during the Spring Conference are included in your 

registration fee!

PTSD & The Family: A Systemic Framework For Diagnosis & Therapy

Dr. Kelly Tyner, PhD

Enjoy delectable hors d'oeuvres at the Witchdoctor's Ball on Friday evening and hear Dr. Kelly Tyner provide an informative presentation uniquely informed by her experience working with war veterans and her extensive knowledge of family systems.

LPC Board Update

Penny Millhollon, LPC-S, LMFT-S, MFTAC Chair

Enjoy a delicious lunch on Saturday at noon while you get a from-the-horse's-mouth update from Penny Millhollon, LPC-S, LMFT-S, LPC Board Member and Chair of the MFTAC, on all the most recent law and rule changes from Baton Rouge that affect your practice!

Dr. Scott Miller is the founder of the International Center for Clinical Excellence an international consortium of clinicians, researchers, and educators dedicated to promoting excellence in behavioral health services. Dr. Miller conducts workshops and training in the United States and abroad, helping hundreds of agencies and organizations, both public and private, to achieve superior results. He is one of a handful of “invited faculty” whose work, thinking, and research is featured at the prestigious “Evolution of Psychotherapy Conference.” His humorous and engaging presentation style and command of the research

Conference Program

The Witchdoctors Ball featuring Dr. Kelly Tyner, PhD, our annual LPC Board Update with Penny Millhollon, LPC-S,

LMFT-S, MFTAC Chair, and a full day with Dr. Scott Miller . . . Don't miss a single minute!  11 CEHs for LMFTs, LPCs, LCSWs, and all Provisional Licensees!  

The Sainte Terre Experience

While Dr. Scott Miller and the RRI staff feed your mind and spirit, award-winning chef

Holly Schreiber will tantalize your taste buds!  From the scrumptious hors d'oeuvres on Friday evening to the homemade sweet rolls on Saturday morning to the premiere pasta bar at lunch, Chef Holly has prepared a menu that is sure to please, including vegetarian options--all included in you registration fee!         .  .  to see the menu, click here!  

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